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I live in Delaware I am on level 4 come confinement 4 6

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I live in Delaware...

I live in Delaware I am on level 4 come confinement 4 6 months there is a Delaware code called earned compliance credit should I qualify for that it would cut my time in half

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?

State of Delaware II served 18 moths in jail and was put on level3 probation of which I served 9 months and because I was agry with the whole ordeal when I should have been off in 6 months I served 9 months and the probation came to my house and arrested me for violation and then served 5 1/2 moths in jail and now on 9-11 I was released to level 4 home confinement for 6 months and level 3 for a year after that

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

The lawyer I had had a heart attack and I cant afford one now

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

There plenty but the big issue is I don't feel I deserve this

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 8 months ago
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Are you on probation for a sexual offense or violent felony? Did they remove your compliance credit for the probation violation?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
know this was dwi and to be truthful I didn't get a fair deal on that , I wasn't driving but to be fair and so you don't think less of me its my 5 offense in 30 years, and those I just took the deal I didn't care but now Delaware goes back through your history and counts them all and as far as the violation and removal of the credit I don't know
Criminal Lawyer: Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Thank you for your reply.

If you have committed more than 3 DWI offenses in DE, the department of corrections policy is that no earned compliance credits may be earned. So this is where the issue comes in with your matter I am afraid. The state law allows the department of corrections to set guidelines for offenses exempt from the earned compliance credit and they have decided 3 DWI offenses was the cutoff for eligibility of the credits.

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